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World News Seven children from same family killed in Canadian house fire
Author: 0 Seven children from same family killed in Canadian house fire

At first, the family lived in Elmsdale , where they received support from the Hants East Assisting Refugees Team, the Nova Scotia group that sponsored their refugee claim. The Barho family came to Nova Scotia in 2017 as sponsored refugees. The woman said she believed there were children in the house. The Enfield Weekly Press posted video of the group welcoming the family when they arrived at the Halifax airport.

World News Trump Will Keep 200 U.S. Troops in Syria, White House Says
Author: 0 Trump Will Keep 200 U.S. Troops in Syria, White House Says

The timeline for withdrawing troops, however, remains unclear, and the Trump administration has yet to announce the total defeat of the caliphate in Syria, as President Trump said would happen. "This also ensures Turkey and SDF elements that helped us defeat ISIS will not go into conflict", Mr. ISIS is an acronym for the Islamic State. "With this decision", Graham said in a statement, "President Trump has chose to follow sound military advice".

World News Donald Trump wants ‘6G’ network in America ASAP… it doesn’t exist
Author: 0 Donald Trump wants ‘6G’ network in America ASAP… it doesn’t exist

In a couple of tweets Thursday, the president said he wants 5G or even 6G internet in the U.S.as soon as possible. "It is far more powerful, faster, and smarter than the current standard", the president told his Twitter followers . While 5G will nearly certainly begin rolling out at some point soon, the concept of 6G hasn't even been remotely mentioned or even thought of by those in the field.

World News Pulwama aftermath: India SC orders govt to protect Kashmiris, minorities
Author: 0 Pulwama aftermath: India SC orders govt to protect Kashmiris, minorities

Stating that such incidents will destroy the democratic fabric of the country and tarnish its image of a rich tolerant culture, the Commission, in a statement asserted that the central government should take action against miscreants. "The contents therein are shocking and very disheartening", it said. Nodal officers, earlier appointed to deal with mob lynching cases, will now deal with cases of assault on Kashmiri students post Pulwama attack .

World News Greater Bay Area to propel China's opening-up, quality drive
Author: 0 Greater Bay Area to propel China's opening-up, quality drive

A Chinese central government initiative to integrate the economy and people of mainland China's Guangdong province with the economies of Macau and Hong Kong, the two neighbouring Special Administrative Regions (SARs), was a further sign of Beijing's wish to see Macau succeed.

World News Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in China
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in China

Beijing's ambitious Belt and Road global trade infrastructure initiative will be on the agenda, as the two countries look to improve their economic ties. China has had to step carefully in relations with Riyadh, since Beijing also has close ties with Saudi regional foe Iran. China supports Saudi's efforts to diversify its economy and is willing to strengthen high-tech cooperation, Wang added.

World News Iran terror attack:
Author: 0 Iran terror attack: "Pakistan is ready to cooperate in investigations"

Iran also accuses Saudi Arabia of inciting members of Iran's Sunni Muslim minority to violence. Three members of the terrorist team were Iranian nationals from Sistan and Baluchestan province, he said. "Today Saudi Arabia is the heart of evil in the region and the world", Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the deputy head of the Guards, said on Tuesday at a ceremony commemorating those killed in the attack, according to the Fars news agency.

World News SDF Trucks Take Hundreds Out of Islamic State Enclave
Author: 0 SDF Trucks Take Hundreds Out of Islamic State Enclave

The village of Baghouz at the Iraqi border is the last scrap of territory left to Islamic State in the Euphrates valley region that became its final populated stronghold in Iraq and Syria after a series of defeats in 2017. Six SDF militants were also killed as they escorted the workers in vehicles from the oil field, it said. Activists with relatives in the area said numerous young men in the minibus had come from work in the oil field, one of Syria's largest.

World News Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups - 2/20/2019 5:31:46 AM
Author: 0 Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups - 2/20/2019 5:31:46 AM

According to the Corporation, at this time, their targets have become 104 the account of staff of the German society for foreign policy and European branches of the aspen Institute and German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). The German Council on Foreign Relations confirmed the attack, and welcomed Microsoft's initiative. In response, Microsoft said it is expanding its AccountGuard service to 12 new markets across Europe.

World News N. Carolina to hold new election in disputed US House race
Author: 0 N. Carolina to hold new election in disputed US House race

Election officials had refused to certify Harris as the victor in the disputed November 6 vote, in which he appeared to prevail over Democrat Dan McCready by 905 votes out of 282,717 ballots cast. Bladen County, where Mr Dowless operated, was the only county for which Mr Harris won the mail-in absentee ballot vote. "I was right, unfortunately for all of us".

World News Assad: Only the state can protect groups in northern Syria
Author: 0 Assad: Only the state can protect groups in northern Syria

The SDF fear hostilities from neighbouring Turkey , which has threatened to attack the Kurdish fighters it deems as terrorists. Only the Syrian state can protect groups in northern Syria and the army will "liberate every inch of Syria" from foreign troops, Syrian President Bashar Assad said Sunday.

World News Saudi crown prince, Indian PM vow to fight terrorism
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince, Indian PM vow to fight terrorism

Last year, Riyadh had allowed Islamabad to implement the 2017 agreement of enhancing hajj quota from 179,210 to 184,210, allowing an additional 5,000 pilgrims to perform the religious obligations. This is the second meeting between Modi and the Saudi prince in the past three months. "We are not limited to that investment [refinery], which is the mega refinery.

World News Tortoise believed to be extinct for 100 years found in Galapagos
Author: 0 Tortoise believed to be extinct for 100 years found in Galapagos

Washington Tapia, member of Galapagos Conservancy , transports the newly found Fernandina Giant Tortoise to the Galapagos National Park. An adult female, Chelonoidis phantasticus , believed to be more than a century old was discovered alive on February 17 during an expedition by the Giant Tortoise Restoration Initiative (GTRI).

World News Netanyahu's strongest challengers form alliance in Israeli election
Author: 0 Netanyahu's strongest challengers form alliance in Israeli election

The Prime Minister exclaims " Benny Gantz , you should be ashamed", and added "you are attacking me, an officer and combat soldier in the Sayeret Matkal command unit, in which I risked my life several times for the state, participated in different operations and was wounded in the 1972 operation to rescue the hostages from the Sabena plane hijacking".

World News Guaido discusses plans to bring in supplied humanitarian aid
Author: 0 Guaido discusses plans to bring in supplied humanitarian aid

Guaido's actions, in defiance of the military-backed government, raise fears of possible weekend confrontations after he set a Saturday deadline for bringing in the aid. Addressing supporters, he listed the planned transit points of entry at the Brazilian and Colombian borders, the island of Curacao and the seaports of Puerto Cabello and La Guaira.

World News Pope Francis lays out 'concrete measures' to stop Catholic sex abuse
Author: 0 Pope Francis lays out 'concrete measures' to stop Catholic sex abuse

He called for specific protocols to handle accusations against bishops, in yet another reference to the McCarrick scandal. "That can no longer go on. this is a make or break time for the Church". "We turn to you with deep distress!" But critics say it may be too little, too late, both for the credibility of the church and Francis' pontificate.

World News Constitution’s ‘excessive fines’ ban bolstered by US Supreme Court
Author: 0 Constitution’s ‘excessive fines’ ban bolstered by US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday that the constitution's ban on excessive fines does apply to states and local governments. During oral arguments in November, Indiana's solicitor general got boxed into a corner by Justice Stephen Breyer, who managed to twist the government's lawyer into arguing that Indiana should be allowed to seize vehicles for as small an offense as driving 5 miles per hour over the speed limit, which literally elicited laughter in the courtroom.

World News Woman says Colorado man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating
Author: 0 Woman says Colorado man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating

Frazee has yet to enter a plea and has been in jail since his arrest took place in December. He later burned her body in a water trough, according to testimony at a preliminary hearing in Cripple Creek, west of Colorado Springs. Berreth, 29, vanished last Thanksgiving near Woodland Park, a city between Denver and Colorado Springs. Kenney told police she did not follow through on any of Frazee's plans, Slater said.

World News Alabama woman who joined Islamic State is not USA citizen
Author: 0 Alabama woman who joined Islamic State is not USA citizen

In 2014, 19-year-old Hoda Muthana left her home in Hoover, Alabama in order to join ISIS . Hassan Shibly made the comments about Hoda Muthana on "America's Newsroom" a day after President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed to keep Muthana out of the country and denied she was a U.S citizen.

World News Two policemen killed in Cairo explosion: interior ministry
Author: 0 Two policemen killed in Cairo explosion: interior ministry

An explosion occurred on Monday in the center of the Egyptian capital of Cairo near the Al-Azhar University, Sky News Arabia television reported. At least two people were killed and three wounded in an explosion behind Al-Azhar Mosque when a suicide bomber allegedly blew himself up in the capital city, Egypt's ministry of interior confirmed.

World News Pakistan PM authorizes military response if India attacks
Author: 0 Pakistan PM authorizes military response if India attacks

The Pulwama attack fall-out has seen a massive backlash from India against Pakistan and cricket has been a major target. Kiwi Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters moved the motion in the Parliament without notice, but it was passed with an absolute majority.

World News Norfolk MP George Freeman says Shamima Begum should return to UK
Author: 0 Norfolk MP George Freeman says Shamima Begum should return to UK

News reported that the Home Office has sent a letter to Begum's mother, received Tuesday, notifying the family of the decision which it said the teen had the right to appeal. Ms Begum was born in Britain, has never had a Bangladeshi passport and is not a dual citizen, Mr Akunjee said. A Home Office spokesman said Javid's priority was the "safety and security" of the country.

World News AG Sulzberger Condemns Trump's 'Enemy of the People' Slam
Author: 0 AG Sulzberger Condemns Trump's 'Enemy of the People' Slam

Schmidt. "There's a lot of fake news out there - no, I didn't", President Trump told reporters. The Times reported Tuesday that Trump called Whitaker late past year and asked him to put Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. If it doesn't, if it basically says, hey, we would have indicted Donald Trump for these offenses, but for the fact that there's a policy memo saying we can't, then I think Congress has to really look at these issues and decide what to do with whatever offenses the Robert Mueller ...

World News Around 50000 children fathered by Catholic priests globally
Author: 0 Around 50000 children fathered by Catholic priests globally

A Vatican spokesperson confirmed this week that the rules exist - but insisted they were in place for the "protection of the child ". One would be forgiven to think Doyle's mission would hit a snag from the start but as at Wednesday, February 20, he claimed to have already received responses from 175 countries.

World News Bernie Sanders' moment may have come and gone
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders' moment may have come and gone

Capitol, in Washington DC , January 16, 2019. Sanders, a self-styled Democratic socialist who spent much of his almost 30-year congressional career on the political fringe, cast his candidacy as the best way to accomplish the mission he started four years ago when he ran against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.

World News Ireland urges people not to stockpile medicines ahead of Brexit
Author: 0 Ireland urges people not to stockpile medicines ahead of Brexit

The Times newspaper reported over the weekend that France and other European Union countries were ready to provide assurances over the Irish backstop, and that Macron had softened his position "to assist a last-ditch attempt by the European Union to help to get the withdrawal agreement across the line".

World News Saudi Crown Prince arrives in China in last leg of Asian tour
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince arrives in China in last leg of Asian tour

The prince received a lavish welcome on his first two stops in India and Pakistan , both of which required delicate handling. The approximately 2.7 million Indians in Saudi Arabia form the largest expatriate community in the kingdom, with many working in low-paid jobs in sectors such as construction, domestic services and retailing that Saudis spurn.

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